Columbia Weather Systems, Inc.

Weather MicroServer SNMPv3 Protocol Adds Security Features
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Weather MicroServer SNMPv3 Protocol Adds Security Features

Columbia Weather Systems' Weather MicroServer now supports SNMP v3 which adds privacy and authentication to the Simple Network Management Protocol. Users can monitor and manage devices on IP network applications that are affected by weather conditions such as the telecommunications industry. Developed for a U.S. Air Force technology application, this MicroServer upgrade will benefit any SNMP user...

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Architectural Lighting System Incorporates Weather Monitoring

One World Observatory opened last week in New York atop the Freedom Tower, otherwise known as One World Trade Center. Incorporated in the control system for the iconic Spire Lighting, an Orion Weather Station ™ from Columbia Weather Systems monitors weather conditions and triggers safety measures if certain parameters are exceeded.-  The control system was designed and installed by Barbizon...

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Weather Data for Noise Monitoring
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Weather Data for Noise Monitoring

Weather conditions are the single largest variable factor in how sound travels over large distances, says Steve Bilawchuk principal partner and engineer at ACI Acoustical Consultants Inc. Wind speed and wind direction are of crucial importance. ACI is an acoustical engineering consulting company based in Alberta, Canada, which uses Orion LX Weather Stations from Columbia Weather Systems in their...

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Weather Station Interface suits building automation industry.

Available for any CWS model weather station, Weather MicroServer™ is offered with BACnet interface. Weather stations, which include model options with all-in-one sensor suites as well as modular sensor selection, are used for critical weather monitoring in industries and government agencies. All models are available in fixed, vehicle, and portable configurations. Weather data monitoring can be...

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Weather Monitoring for Data Center Management
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Weather Monitoring for Data Center Management

The relatively new field of DCIM (data center infrastructure management) employs weather monitoring to help manage operations, improve efficiency, and plan for the future. GoDaddy, a leader in internet domain sales and web hosting, and Vantage Data Centers both use weather stations from Columbia Weather Systems to accomplish these objectives. Justin Harp, Director of Operations Engineering for...

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Weather Station I/O Device accommodates diverse sensor options.
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Weather Station I/O Device accommodates diverse sensor options.

Available for use with any Columbia Weather Systems (CWS) weather station, Weather MicroServer™ offers particle concentration and UV radiation sensor options. Range of sensor suites are available, including all-in-one sensor modules, as well as modular models for flexible sensor selection and placement.- Display options include Weather MicroServer with Internet and industrial interface options...

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Modular Weather Station allows for 4-20 mA signal output.
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Modular Weather Station allows for 4-20 mA signal output.

Available in fixed-mount, vehicle-mount, and portable configurations, Capricorn FLX™ utilizes modular system of individual sensors with mechanical wind speed and direction. Sensor options include wind speed and direction, temperature, humidity, rain gauge, solar radiation, barometric pressure (in Control Module), and 2 general purpose analog channels for additional sensors. Automated output...

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Weather Station Mounting Options Presented
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Weather Station Mounting Options Presented

Because weather monitoring applications vary widely, Columbia Weather Systems offers a variety of options for mounting weather station sensors. •The Roof Mount Kit includes hardware and guy wires necessary to mount and stabilize a mast to a rooftop. It can be used with either optional 10-foot fiberglass or steel mast, sold separately. •The Wall Mount Kit includes the hardware to mount a mast...

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CWS Weather Stations Support DNP3 Interface
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CWS Weather Stations Support DNP3 Interface

Columbia Weather Systems offers DNP3 ethernet communication to interface CWS weather stations with process automation systems such as those used primarily in electric and water utilities. The mechanism is the Weather MicroServer, offering additional features including internet capability, optional sensors and monitoring options such as the Weather Display. The Weather MicroServer also supports...

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Orion Weather Stations Support Satellite Tracking for Universal Space Network
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Orion Weather Stations Support Satellite Tracking for Universal Space Network

Universal Space Network, Inc. (USN) provides ground network services that support telemetry, tracking and control, and data downlink operations for satellites and launch systems. USN uses Orion LX Weather Stations at their operation sites in Hawaii, Alaska, and Australia. We use the weather station at our satellite tracking stations to monitor wind speed, barometric pressure and precipitation,...

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